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Unique ID: DOR-99FB47

Object type certainty: Certain
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Mid blue-grey and pale grrey mottled flint with iron staining. The surfaces are semi-matt with incipient patination. There are numerous elongate flake removals from opposed ends. One platform has been truncated by the removal from the second platform, resulting in a wedge shaped end. There may have been an attempt to rejuvenate the second platform prior to discarding it.
Date: Probably Neolithic - c. 4000 - 2500 BC
Dimensions: 69.11mm x 37.72 mm x 25.08 mm
Weight: 78.06 g

Class: Opposed platform

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 4000 BC
Date to: Circa 2500 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 69.11 mm
Width: 37.72 mm
Thickness: 25.08 mm
Weight: 78.06 g

Rally details.

This object was found at Piddletrenthide Rally 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 017289

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Manufacture method: Knapped/flaked
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Piddletrenthide (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SY7199
Four figure Latitude: 50.78983684
Four figure longitude: -2.41278403
1:25K map: SY7199
1:10K map: SY79NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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